The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 16, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 16, 1949
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FACE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRTL 16, 19-19 THE NATION TODAY House May Once Again Take iStand of Past Years and Block Legislation for Public Housing ; By J»m«* Mario* : WASHINGTON, April 16. (/Pi— Once more • goverrment housing program begins tU slow waltz in Coneress. It piiy get through tills year, In I' 1 *ome form. '•-: The Ben»t« lias begun debate on it »nd is expected to pass In next • week. Then It's the turn ol the House. The House his liven It the Icy : stare In previous years. She's Just Being Friendly m IMS and again In 1948 the Senate passed « public housing bill. Both times the House failed to act. I This killed it. since both houses must approve a bill before It can . become )aw. Various housing bills like the present one have been batting : . around in Congress for years. In :: the pas', five years, Congressional committees took at leasl 11,500 "'• pages of testimony from people for '.'or against it. •• Before both houses of Oongress ''•get through with the present bill, - it may be changed from the one starting out. But the present one will r.e explained here briefly. Would Clear Slums « it became law, the bill, as It .lands would cost billions In BOV. eminent money over many years. : with that money it would help no : three main things: 1 Help cities get rid of their slurry but not before the poor people 1'lng in them had some place '"z^Build 810,000 public housing . units during the next six years •««• . low income families like fam es living In the slums which the cities would want to tear down. 3 Give loans to poor farm families that need help in bu ding or repairing homes, provided they need , and can qualify for the help. But wouldn't all this " interfere with private builders? Senator Sparknmn, Alabama Democrat one of the bill's sponsors, says- ••p.-lvat« enterprise cannot pro- decent housing, new or olrt - vide for families of low income. P«»or am ; lie housing is the only solution. ' Apparently many Democrats and -Republicans feel as he does, for 11 Semocrats and 11 Republican, have :told the Senate: "On the ... finding of . iCont-Tessional investigation : deary c that an effective program. State to fingerprint All Liquor and Beer Dealers, Morley Says LITTLE ROCK, April 16—W)— All applicants for Arkansas beer and liquor permits will be required to submit fingerprints, Arkansas Revenue Commissioner Dean R. Morley announced today. The fingerprints will be compared with federal, state, county and city fingerprint records so far as possible, the commissioner said. There are now 2,879 beer and ^98 liquor permits In the state. Morley said holders of these permits win be required to submit fingerprints with their applications for renewal of the permits on July 1, and that fingerprints of all applicants Tor new permits similarly will be required. "The sole purpose of this mea- urc is to protect the operators and lot to infringe upon the lawful Ights of citizens," Morley said. "Our desire Is to serve the state by keep- ng the liquor'business as clean as possible." Man, 66, Walks to Ohio c rom Texas tor Pension MARIETTA, O.. April IS. C/P)—A 66-year-old man enter d the Washington County Court House here and told authorities he walked all the way from Amarlllo, Tex., to collect his old-age pension. Andrew Clyde Fulton, a crippled blacksmith, said he was In Ama- rlllo when he first applied for the pension. He was told he must return home to obtain relief. Bundling himself In a tattered overcoat, he started walking back to Washington County, after an absence of 50 years. He said the trip took three months. Authorities placed the nuin In the county Informary. West Memphians Offer Road Plan Civic Leaders Seek To Prevent By-Pass Of Business District Georges H. Webstbenu plays with his pet lioness, ryke, The sheriff's office has ordered Wcstbeau to keep the 260-nound nnlninl penned or tied. Seems she makes some folks nervous. Tyke and Wcstbeau live on a ranch near Auburn, Wash. <AP.-Wlrephoto.) Delinquent Income Tax Collections Up LITTLE ROCK, April 18. tiF>— The Arkansns Revenue Department yesterday reported nn increase in collection of delinquent state Income tax. W. R. Orion, director of the department's Income tax division, said $15.191.34 In delinquent payment* were made last month as compared with $8,943,78 in March, 1948. He attributed the Increase to an extensive publicity campaign and Increased efficiency In the department. Directors Named LITTLE ROCK, April 16. M'i- Governor McMath yesterday aP pointed B. C. Prlngle of Pocahon tas as member of the Arkansas Hoy Industrial School board and D L. F, Carrier, LlUle nock, incmbei of the McRac Sanatorium board LITTLE ROCK, April 16—M'J— West Memphis doesn't want to be by-passed on Highways 01.83 and 70—and offers a new city street as n compromise, The Arkansas Highway Commission yesterday was handed a petition signed by 1,700 citizens, asking that proposed construction of i access road to the new Mlsslss- >pi River bridge be abandoned. As programmed by tile commls- on, the new road would by-pass fest Memphis, John Cooper, s|M>kesmun for a Vent Memphis delegation, told the .way commission that if the ew road Is abandoned, the city 'ill construct a new street to allev- tte crowded traffic conditions. Highways 61 and 70 converge in lie western purl of West Memphis, and from the city's principal thro- oughfarc. In fact, the city's busi- less district has expanded for a ;rcat distance along the highway o the present Mississippi River iridge and Memphis. Cooper said widening of Highway 01, which turns north at, West Memphis, would solve the present traffic bottleneck, and that repair o the present highway would aid traf tic flow. Crllcnclen County Judge W. K Ingram told the commission tha Thirty Fighting Ships Move into Harbor ot New York tor Easter NEW YORK, April 10—Wj—The vanguard of the biggest Navy flotilla to visit New York since Navy Day In October 1045 steamed into the harbor yesterday in warm spring sunlight. More than 30 fighting ships, members of Task Force 89, were berthed in the harbor today. The visit means Easter weekend liberty in Ihc metropolis for 20,000 gobs. Bigu' of the arrivals will he the mighty carrier 1-Vaiiklln D. Ro- o.sevell, fliiyship of the tu^k force. In all. there will be five aircraft L'ii'r.s, 17 destroyers, four .subaiur- nes and four supply vessels. Hm!s Comic Hooks Too I.mill SAVANNAH, Ga.—Comic books arc too lurid, says Arthur J. Wink, principal ol Commercial High School and Richard Arnold Junior Hi'.h Rchoiil. The young students have been forbidden to brine them to school. the city and county arc ready to build a 10-foot street parallel to the highway if the by-pass road projecl Is abandoned. He said the street wolud alleviate any traffic congestion on the main highway. Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawba .SWIFT'S PREMIUM ; BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Oefiver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space r Electronic Head Courier News Want Ads. of 'Uiroucn *•" «-*»*"•"-• •—«--- , federal aid can real progress p be made In the clearance of slums. Socialism Charge* Enemies of public housing have Woloott, Michigan • helped block passage of the bill m ' the House last year. He said it still looks like socialism to me. The charge of socialism has been .'flung around freely In Congress In • Decent years at various proposal •''itbat have come up. But Is this .; housing bill a step In that direc- -- tion? . . ' No. says Raymond M. Foley, led• «ral housing administrator. He told ! '.: i House committee the other clay '. that If the government can't serve ;i; the basic needs of the great ma- Pupils March Quietly Out of Burning School RISCO, Mo., April 16. M>>—An estimated 250 school children marched quietly to safety yesterday when fire was discovered in the loft of the two story brick high school building. The building, ft portion of which s new, burned rapidly. Firemen :oncentratcd their efforts on sav- ng a new gymnasium nearby. Woman Re/uses Day Off on 80th Birthday ALBANY, N. T., April 18. W)— The boss offered Mrs. Harriet Bal lantine a hnlf-day off to celebrat her 80th birthday, but she declined fire Again to Become Ireland on Monday DUBLIN, April 16. I/PI—Eire becomes Ireland again Monday. There will be great fireworks nd celebration, but for most Irish le dream Is not yet fully realized. The Independence for which the rlsh foupht the English for 780 •ears will be proclaimed In 26 ountles—but the six counties of le north will remain In the United Clngdom, and bitterness over this partition" still rankles In the Irish leart. '' jorlty o! the people, then: 1" "There are created the very conditions under which socialistic or !'• comunistle systeins of govermnen .may falsely appear to be accepl- •»ble." ' The Senate sponsors of the bll don't say It covers all matters nee • essary, to use Sparkman's words, ' "for a complete, national housing "•program." If it passes the present bill. Congress may tackle later the other national housing problems he mentioned. I'd rather stay and keep th other girls going." she explained. Mrs. Ballantlne has been turn Ing and pressing collars at the ' Jacobson <fc Sons shirt factory for more than 29 years. "Permanent Parties" Hit DAVENPORT, la.—Beauty operators here say "permanent parties" are Illegal. A "permanent party, hey explained, is a gathering at vhich the girls give each other waves vlth home sets. Operators hope to >rove the parties violate the state': 1029 cosmetology law. WHEN MINUTES COUNT The prompt and efficient service of Owens , Pharmacists solves the problem Every prescription filled with meticulous care Free delivery service Phone 2024 OWENS DRUG STORE PIANO TUNING lave your piano tuned the way. Radio Repair AM-FM-Tele vision Every Job Guaranteed Sheet Music — Radios — Recoms — Everything In Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main Tel. 811 I FURNITURE REBUILDING * Powered by quirk-starting 4-cycte gusoliru- engine {I '/i hp or 3 li|>)* full adjustable governor guarantee! iK.-cnr.uc, dependable snewl tontrol. The House of Charm can really mukc your present furniture like new again! We offer, truly superior workmanship, a wealth ot selection In upholstery fabrics at every price level, and 10 day service Call for a free estimate. House Of Charm Jirnmie Deal Kcmii Whisenhun 2021 West .Main Phones: 4621 or 4469 See the MASTER MOWER today at Blytheville Machine Shop Dealer ARKANSAS GROCER CO. Distributor • ••*••••••<$ Scott Alley • SIGN & NEON J SERVICE • • Heller Signs J • lietlci Service 5 808 No. Franklin ^ I'honc 3203 5 Theater* Taboo \. In 1750, Massachusetts passed . laws prohibiting theatrical enter.: tainment of any description. Nine years later, it Imposed a fine 500 pounds : law*. for violation of th HI North 2nd i MODERNE i BEAUTY SHOP formerly !one'« Beauty Shop Mildred Vincent J Marie Rodery Fayonne Wafflcr : SHE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A new sole to your worn soles it applied by us means double wear besides footwear that Is really good looking. OUB I4TY. SHO:et5HOI I ll ; - v Wi K*«-1 N aSTV Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Fresh Dressed Hens & Fryers A Fresh Country Eggs For Sale at All Times \Ve Also Pay TOP MARKET PRICES For Live Poultry Commercial Dressing Solicited Johns Produce Pho.4107 W. H'way 18 THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH I ; i Send your clothes - to the BlythevilU Laundry and they'll come back to you cleaner, brighter than ever before. But that's not all. Your clothes will last Longer because they're treated carefully, gently ... an important consideration today when it's so expensive to replace them. Next time call Blytheville Laundry and you'll discover what we mean by really "good laundry aervtce." Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 FLOWERS for EASTER Express your love on this Easter Sunday with an exquisite gift from Tlie I'luwer Shop. It's such a little thing to rennmlicr . . . yet so much appreciated by her. Whether you choose the traditional Easier lily plant, a lovely corsage for her to wear thai day, an attractive bouquet of fresh cut flowers, or any one of many beautiful potted plants to grace the home . .. it's here at The Flower Shop. If she is far away, cheer her with a gift af flowers sent" by wire. She'll he so glad you remembered. THI Please Phone Your Order Early FLOWER Glencoe Building BEN WHITE & SONS GEKlfeRXL CONTRACTORS 6FFICE—f-NORTH TENTH •• Phone 3151 I Have At All Times For Sale several tractors and equipment, both new and uied I liavc John Deere, Farmall. Ford and "oilier makes. 1 "<"* h:ivc ne« Ford tractors and equtpmen! reads foi delivers at dealers' price I will trade (or most anything TOO have- Terms can be arranged. See F. C. CROWE I mile south ol BrnsB»d° c '"' RADIO REPAIR I and i-l)ay Service on Anj Make or Model Reliable Workmanship Phone 2642 We Call For and Deliver Fred Callihan Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Snlcs Service JOG So. 1st. St. FARMERS LOANS On Farm Telephone .1491 Tractors, Trucks & Cars and Farm Equipment to responsible people. Also Real Estate Loans and on Farm Lands UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY First * Main—Ingram Bids"Friendly Service" Our Insurance Kates Arc lx>w Ha*' With Care When Sickness Strikes, See Your Doctor • • • And Kemcmlicr Rothrock's For Prescriptions Phone 4451

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